Dorothy “Dot” Ingram Shaner, 75, died peacefully at her home on July 11, 2010, with her family surrounding her. Dot was born on August 11, 1934 in Lee County to the late Mildred Berryman Bennett.
Dot worked as an aide in the Chatham County School System. She was also employed as the managing editor of the Pittsboro Herald before entering law enforcement as a career. She worked for the Chatham County Sheriff’s Department as a Deputy for Sheriff J.A. Farrell. Upon leaving the Sheriffs department she continued working in law enforcement for the University Of North Carolina Campus Police department until retirement.
Dot was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years John “Jack” Richard Shaner, Sr. and her loving sister Shirley Joan Cameron. She is survived by her children Jeri Cadiz and husband Romey of Chapel Hill, Shelly Joyce and husband Ronald of Bonlee, Tracy Farrell and husband Craig of Apex, a son John Shaner, Jr. and wife Natalie of Pittsboro and a sister Sandy Gaskins. She also is survived by seven grandchildren whom she adored. Grandchildren include Chloe and Savannah Joyce, Courtney and Christian Farrell, Carson, Riley and Jackson Shaner.
The family will receive visitors at Hall-Wynne in Pittsboro on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. A celebration of life service will be held at Hall-Wynne, Griffin Chapel on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. The family will be at the home on 377 Old Graham Road all other times.
Online condolences may be submitted at www.hallwynne.com, select “Obituaries”.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a tribute gift be made to Victory Junction. Contact information: www.victoryjunction.org/donate/index.php or 4500 Adam’s Way Randleman, N.C. 27317.